Video Interview with Content Media’s John Schmidt

NEW YORK: John Schmidt, Content Media’s CEO, tells World Screen that further geographic expansion and a continued emphasis on premium scripted and nonfiction fare are the primary areas of focus for the company.

With a library that includes more than 5,000 hours of television, 200 hours of digital content and 250 feature films, Content Media Corporation offers traditional broadcasters and nonlinear services a wide range of programming. Its slate includes the acclaimed police dramas Line of Duty and 19-2, feature films like 400 Days and Anti-Social and documentaries such as The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem and Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown. The company is divided into three main divisions: Content Film, Content Television and Content Digital. It also owns stakes in television and digital production companies, including Collins Avenue, Spirit Digital Media, Campfire and Jigsaw Productions, which is headed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney.